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Access and Transparency—Records Held at the National Archives

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT

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In recognition of Sunshine Week, learn how we can help you request and access the restricted and non-restricted Federal records held at the National Archives—often without a Freedom of Information Act request. A panel of staff experts will discuss and answer questions about their work in making records available from our executive, legislative, and Presidential holdings.

  • Moderator: Gary M. Stern​, General Counsel, Chief FOIA Officer & Senior Agency Officer for Privacy
  • Joseph A. Scanlon, FOIA & Privacy Act Officer in the Office of General Counsel
  • Kristen Wilhelm, Center for Legislative Archives
  • Martha Wagner Murphy, Chief in Special Access and FOIA Staff
  • John Laster, Director in Presidential Materials Division
  • Don McIlwain​, FOIA/MDR Division in the National Declassification Center


All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.